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Newsquiz: Week of March 1

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Identify the missing elements from statements about this week's news
  • Write your answers in the space provided

(CNN Student News) -- March 5, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

To whom do you think that yesterday's nationwide student protests were directed? Do you think that these protests will be effective at achieving their goals? Why or why not?

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Fill in the blank - The following sentences relate to events that were covered this week on CNN Student News. See if you can identify the missing element from each sentence. Write your answers in the space provided.

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1. March is __________'s History Month.

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2. The country of __________ is considering allowing citizens to adopt endangered Sumatran tigers.

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3. A Seattle-based foundation aims to build young women's confidence through the extreme sport of __________.

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4. A Muslim scholar issued a __________, or Islamic legal order, against terrorism this week.

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5. The political process of __________, which blocks the use of a filibuster, is being considered to pass a health care reform bill.

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6. A deadly earthquake that struck Chile registered a __________ of 8.8.

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7. The city of Topeka, Kansas has temporarily changed its name to __________, Kansas.

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8. This week, the nation of __________ held early voting for its second, full parliamentary election since 2003.

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9. Savannah, Georgia's First African Baptist Church is encouraging its members to take part in the U.S. __________.

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10. The world's fastest train, which travels at more than 200 miles per hour, can be found in the country of __________.

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